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Suggest treatment for accidental intake of overdosed simvastatin

I accedintely took two 40 mg of simvastitin today when I should of only consumed one. What will happen to me? Am I going to be okay? ...
 

Why am I getting stomachache and loose stool after taking simvastatin?

Hello, I just started taking Simvastatin this week and I have had a stomach ache the entire week in addition to loose stools. Today I took.my dosage and was drinking a diet Mt Dew and now I feel real hot ...
 

Should I be concerned if I drank grapefruit juice and took Simvastatin together?

I drank a glass of grapefruit juice one time while taking a simvastatin - I did not realize you cannot do this- should I be concerned and contact my doctor? I am suppose to take the Simvastatin daily ...
 

Feeling fatigued. Started vomiting and black stool. Took simvastatin. What treatment should be done?

Started last Saturday vomiting for 4 hours Black stool for a week. Took some pepto bismol last Sat ... health problems. Take Simvastatin and citalopram 20mg Lost 10lbs from last Sat to Monday morning. ...
 

Had heart attack. Put on simvastatin. Having leg and muscle cramps. On cestorl. Safe?

I had a heart attack and recd two stents. Then I was put on Simvastatin and started havng terrible leg cramps and muscle ackes. The cardiologist took we off stimvastatin and put me on cestorl I just ...
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Simvastatin cholesterol tablets

i have been taking simvastatin for six months now,with no problems,until about a month ago,i have ... ate healthy,and took regular exercise,i am just wondering if i should ask my gp to change my tablets ...
 

Is there any relation between hair loss and simvastatin?

I took Simvastatin 40mg for 10 years. Against advice I stopped. I did not associate hair loss and brittle finger nails and fungal toenails with the drug, but since stopping them my hair has thickened ...
 

Accidental intake of excess amoxillin. On resperidone, simvastatin and oxibutane. Should I be worried about toxification?

Hi I am 70 years old, and I took accidently 2 500 mg amoxillin at almost same time between 15 minutes time. I am also taking other medicines and are as following: 1. Resperidone 2mg 2. Simvastatin 20 ...
 

Is simvastatin an appropriate alternative of cholestyramine to decrease cholesterol level?

Have been taking Welchol or generic, Cholestyramine to lower my cholesterol. Both are quite expensive. Doctor has recommended simvastatin as lower cost and more effective. Never took a statin. What ...
 

Nausea, stomach rumbling, having nightmares. Taken ambien, metoprolol and simvastatin. What is the solution?

took ambien, metropolol, and simvastatin. Never had such bad reaction due to taking these medications ... with one pill I took. Maybe one out of the bunch which will be ok to take another when this is over?... ...
 

Intermittent pain on left chest. Simvastatin easing the pain. Suffered congested heart failure

an have this pain from time to time. i stopped taking my simvastatin 3 days go as it seemed to cause me that pain for about 15 minutests. i took a pill 5 minutes ago an it seems to be calming the intermitten ...
 

Feeling of swelling in throat and neck after taking simvastatin for high lipids. Advice

Hi I just started taking simvastatin for high lipids, my doctor ordered 20mg a day. i have always ... it in half for the first week. Last nite i took the whole 20mg and today i don t feel so good, this may sound ...
 

Took metformin, amlod and lovaza by mistake. Now can I take simvastatin, Amlodipine Besylate and Naproxen?

Took my husbands pills by mistake, metformin 500 mg, AMLOD/BENAZPRL CAP 5/10MG, LOVAZA CAP 1GM, PAROXETINE TAB 20MG, and CRESTOR TAB 40MG. My night-time pills are SIMVASTATIN TAB 10Mg, Amlodipine Besylate ...
 

Metallic taste in the mouth on touching the right side of the head. Is it due to drug interaction? Taking simvastatin, amlodopine, ramipril, citalopram

in my mouth. I take many medications, simvastatin, amlodopine, ramipril , aspirin , paracetamol, omeprazol, citalopram (formerly took Lexapro ). Can you tell me if this is an interaction with my ...
 

Is it safe to stop amlodipine, simvastatin for a diabetic after open heart surgery due to side effects?

surgery. he is also taking simvastatine. he had all the crazy side effects.the dr. took him off both ... him back on simvastatine. is it ok to stop taking that med till he sees his dr next week? ...
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Does SIMVASTATIN contain sulfa?
Hai.no it has no sulfa drugs, it is a drug used to reduce the bad cholesterol levels in the body.it is safe the only contraindications are pregnancy, breastfeeding and liver problems. Its a hmgcoa reductase drug inaction (pharmacological), it has usually no allergic reactions.
 
I accedintely took two 40 mg of simvastitin today when I should of only consumed one. What will happen to me? Am I going to be okay?
HI THANKS FOR THE QUERY..NO PROBLEM DO NOT WORRY.SIMVASTATIN IS A DRUG USED FOR HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA.SO TWO TABS WILL NOT HARM YOU..THANKYOU
 
Affects of taking simvastatin 40mg with amlodopine 5mg
Apart from the immediate decrease in blood pressure from the Amlodipine. Both drugs are broken down by the liver and occasionally when the liver is stressed the simvastatin could cause muscle inflammation and pain. If you have any symptoms like that, get to your doctor.
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